Licence to Obstruct a Thoroughfare or Verge - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to place obstructions or building material on a thoroughfare or verge. A public thoroughfare is any street, way or other public place. The verge is any area beside the thoroughfare but does not include any footpath.

Obstructions and building material include, but are not limited to, cranes, hoists, hoardings, fences, building materials or waste, and bulk storage containers. All obstructions must be placed within protective barriers for public safety. Sufficient light must also be provided at night to prevent accidents.

Any damage to a public thoroughfare due to the placement of obstructions must be repaired to the satisfaction of the local government. The Council requires that a deposit be paid that will be used if such repairs are not made to the required standards.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Your permit may be subject to any of the following requirements:

  • Conditions requiring you to set up hoardings, fences or other protective structures to protect public safety;
  • Charges for any damage to the public thoroughfare; and
  • Payment of a deposit to cover the cost of repairing any damage to the public thoroughfare.

Please note that all things and protective structures set up on the thoroughfare must be provided with sufficient lightning during night to prevent accidents.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As indicated on the licence.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$5.00

Fee per square metre per moth for deposit of materials.

Application$0.50

Fee per metre per week for erection of hoarding, fencing or enclosure.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Licence to Obstruct a Thoroughfare or Verge - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Town of Cambridge

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (Uniform Local Provisions) Regulations 1996 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Local Government and Public Property Local Law 2016

Contact details

Customer Service Officer, Customer Services
Town of Cambridge


Operating address:
1 Bold Park Drive
Floreat
WA 6014
Mailing address:
PO BOX 15
Floreat, Western Australia 6014

Phone:

08 9347 6000

Fax:

08 9347 6060
mail@cambridge.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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